in Huddersfield - October, 1881

from Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) , pages 306-307:

The Huddersfield Festival was really a great success, and the people most enthusiastic. 'Faust' never went so well yet. Lloyd certainly sang better than ever, and so did Miss Davies ; Santley was splendid too, although a little fatigued at first. . . . I cannot help thinking now often of the evening when I asked you if you could not help me by translating 'Faust,' and now people have actually come from Ireland to Huddersfield merely to hear it. I have seen them with my own eyes. They had been ruefully sea-sick, and said they would not mind being so again the next day if they could hear …   more >>
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Charles Halle, and Marie Hallé and Charles E Halle (ed.), Life and letters of Sir Charles Hallé; being an autobiography (1819-1860) (London, 1896), p. 306-307. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1429179526585 accessed: 16 October, 2021

location of experience: Huddersfield

Listening to

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Faust
written by Charles Gounod

Experience Information

Date/Time October, 1881
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by Meg Barclay on Thu, 16 Apr 2015 11:18:46 +0100
Approved on Sat, 24 Oct 2015 11:56:26 +0100